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Necklace - Banjara Festival Attire
Necklace. Torc-style necklace of silver, twisted and with wire wrapping at ends. Rigid hook at front to connect ends, and with a single Indian 25 Paise coin mounted near each side of clasp, with pendant silver beads. Suspended from the ends, near the clasp, are two large triangular ornaments of silver openwork, from which are suspended short lengths of silver chain terminating in silver spheres. Coins date from 1982 and 1988.
Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire
Necklace. Long necklace basket-weave links on which are strung tubular silver beads and mounted Indian coins. Center section composed of three larger coins, each with three pendant coins, from which hang small fringes of chain and spheres. No clasp, long flat strip at back. 16 single coins are 25 Paise from India, various dates from 1976 to 1988; 2 pendants are 50 Paise from India, dates obscured by mounts; 1 pendant is a 1979 1 Rupee from India; The 9 smaller pendant coins below main pendants are 25 Paise coins from India, dated from 1975 to 1987.
Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire
Necklace. "Bib" style necklace with 4-strand black yarn necklace with silver slide at back. Front bib of silver beads mounted in vertical bands into a "fan" form, from which hang a fringe of 11 polished cowrie(?) shells, with a further fringe of pendant chains and spheres hanging from each shell.
Pattadakal Temple Complex
This view shows the monolithic bull in profile.
Pattadakal Temple Complex
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Pattadakal Temple Complex
This view shows the Jambulinga and Galaganatha temples. The view is east, northeast.
Pattadakal Temple Complex
1 carved complex : sandstone
Pattadakal Temple Complex
This close detail view shows the Virupaksha Temple's Bull Pavilion with its relief of a gatekeeper.
Pattadakal Temple Complex
This close detail shows the Mallikarjuna Temple's central facade with its tower.
Peerless Pool in Fatehpur Sikri Palace Complex
The water feature is geometric and includes surrounding steps. Beyond the pools is a building with many compartments open to the exterior.
Prayer Hall
The view moves from the exterior to the interior of the granite prayer hall. The entrance is topped with an arched panel above the lintel and a stupa can be seen through the opening which includes carved figures flanking the doorway.
Prayer Hall
This view shows the richly carved surface of the foyer walls.
Prayer Hall
The view shows the foyer and a general lateral view with arch, beam and wall decorations including carved colossal elephants.
Prayer Hall
The view rakes upward to show the carved details of the wall surface and the architectural detail.
Prayer Hall, relief sculpture
The relief sculpture detail in the foyer of the prayer hall is seen in this view. The figures are a standing man and a standing woman. The man's right hand is on the shoulder of the woman.
Prayer Hall, sculptures
The interior of the prayer hall includes relief carvings and decorations with a sculpture of an elephant reaching out into the space in the round. In the far corner is a standing couple.
Pulpit, Basilica of Bom Jesus
The pulpit detail shows the intricate carving with its gold leaf and pale pink paint.
Pulpit, Basilica of Bom Jesus
The base of the pulpit is decorated with figures and foliage and covered in gold leaf and pink paint.
Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex
1 carved complex : granite ; 30.2 m. sq.
Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex
The engaged columns of Rajarajeshvara temple depict various aspects of Shiva. Many human figures rest in carved windows. Several mythological animals decorate the pillars.
Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex
This second, inner gateway's bottom left edge is shown in close detail. Figures and animals are carved in both low and high relief. The surface is richly patterned.
Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex
1 carved complex : granite ; 30.2 m. sq.
Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex
A stone carved wall depicting various aspects of Shiva. There are many human figures that can be seen resting in carved windows. Several mythological animals can be seen resting on top of the windows. Human figures have various stance and movements.
St. Francis Xavier Adoring the Cross, Basilica of Bom Jesus
This carved sculpture depicts St. Francis Xavier as he adores the cross in his raised right hand. The sculpture is painted in several colors with richly carved details.
Taj Mahal Hotel
The facade of the large hotel is visible with its arched portals, onion cupolas and domes. The hotel sits next to the Arabian Sea.
Taj Mahal Hotel
The corner with an onion dome is visible along with sweeping view of portion of the side facades.
Taj Mahal Hotel
The central section of the facade is visible in an upward sweeping view.
Vitthala Temple Complex
A partial view of the temple complex is shown.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The surface decoration of the platform base is shown in this view. The view upward includes a portion of the superstructure at a raking angle.
Vitthala Temple Complex
This view contains a platform and an intact temple in the background. People walking around perimeter in foreground show the massive scale of the height of the elevation. Some archaeologists can be seen digging at the base.
Vitthala Temple Complex
This close view shows the south side of the entrance to the temple with its stairs and highly surface decorated columns.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The view shows the Marriage Pavilion with its east gateway.
Vitthala Temple Complex
This view shows two platforms and the elaborately decorated superstructures.
Vitthala Temple Complex
This close view shows a leonine type creature carved into the plinth of the marriage pavilion.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The view includes the south entrance to the dancing platform visible at right.
Vitthala Temple Complex
This general view shows the area above the eastern courtyard and archaeologists digging in the foreground.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The pier decoration shows Krishna killing a peacock. Other animal figures can be seen in the background.
Vitthala Temple Complex
A close detail of the highly decorative animals are shown that grace the entrance to the marriage pavilion.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The highly decorated piers to the marriage pavilion are shown.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The very close detail of the carved surface shows carving marks in the stone.
Vitthala Temple Complex
The view shows a portion of the temple complex with many visitors milling around and the gateway is shown.